Here's a different take on the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment and Wage estimates page. I've downloaded all the data and ranked states (for every occupation with at least 100 workers).

You can use the drop-down menus to filter by state or by occupation.

Occupation Selected: Compensation and benefits managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 1,060 $111,030 1
Minnesota 560 $110,900 2
Delaware 250 $106,810 3
Massachusetts 1,970 $103,420 4
New York 3,650 $99,630 5
Texas 3,640 $89,390 6
Washington 370 $89,010 7
Virginia 700 $88,950 8
Ohio 1,600 $88,490 9
Florida 2,060 $87,980 10
California 5,130 $87,300 11
Connecticut 700 $86,300 12
Colorado 580 $82,940 13
Oregon 240 $82,040 14
Missouri 690 $81,570 15
Maryland 870 $79,610 16
District of Columbia 900 $79,300 17
North Carolina 1,480 $79,270 18
Georgia 1,530 $79,090 19
Michigan 1,080 $78,810 20
Utah 330 $78,430 21
Nebraska 310 $77,620 22
Wisconsin 720 $75,910 23
Pennsylvania 2,450 $74,400 24
Iowa 450 $73,440 25
Illinois 2,920 $73,320 26
Rhode Island 200 $73,110 27
North Dakota 170 $71,570 28
Alabama 350 $71,560 29
Kansas 290 $71,100 30
Alaska 110 $70,130 31
New Hampshire 210 $68,910 32
South Carolina 790 $68,850 33
West Virginia 150 $68,500 34
Maine 240 $68,100 35
Kentucky 550 $68,060 36
Hawaii 180 $67,060 37
Arkansas 250 $67,030 38
Indiana 1,030 $66,180 39
Oklahoma 730 $64,100 40
Nevada 290 $64,030 41
Tennessee 2,150 $63,550 42
Louisiana 610 $60,660 43
Arizona 1,010 $60,570 44
New Mexico 230 $60,440 45
Idaho 280 $60,220 46
Montana 130 $59,670 47
Puerto Rico 240 $59,280
Mississippi 330 $57,820 48